Facebook has been bolstering the ranks of its board of directors. So far, though, there are no women on the roster. By Eleanor BloxhamNov 15, 2011 11:25 AM ET
With the bank's stock hitting new lows and customer service ratings in the gutter, it's time to take a hard look at what needs to happen to turn Bank of America around. By Eleanor BloxhamSep 29, 2011 10:49 AM ET
Yesterday's CEO change at HP was actually a sleight of hand. Board chair Ray Lane's consolidation of power at the company is the real story to watch. By Eleanor BloxhamSep 23, 2011 11:03 AM ET
In the game of corporate musical chairs, room is often made for even those executives and board members from disgraced companies. And there are few signs that this will let up.By Elizabeth G. OlsonSep 16, 2011 11:43 AM ET
If Apple board members aren't actively working on CEO succession, it's a problem. But if they are working on succession without the board's authorization, that's a problem too. By Eleanor BloxhamJul 25, 2011 10:52 AM ET
The results of the year's corporate board elections show that the consequences of financial reform legislation can actually go in favor of corporations. By Eleanor BloxhamMay 18, 2011 12:06 PM ET
More companies are building elaborate risk management plans, but they are failing to heed warnings from their own employees and shareholders. Directors at Community Health Systems just might pay for it with their board seats. By Eleanor BloxhamMay 17, 2011 10:34 AM ET
Like the farmer and the cowboy, shareholders and management can be friends too -- maybe not close friends. Signs of newfound respect are percolating between the two, often quarrelsome, parties.
By Eleanor Bloxham, contributor
Informal polls of corporate board directors find that about 5% view the proxy as a marketing tool for the board and the company. But that may be changing.
As proxy season gets underway, some early, behind the scenes discussions MOREMar 14, 2011 1:16 PM ET
A dearth of women in top executive positions has contributed to the lack of women on corporate boards. But new pathways to the boardroom are opening.
By Stephenie Overman, contributor
It's a vicious cycle. A dearth of women in top executive positions has contributed to a lack of women on corporate boards.
Women make up an estimated 47% of the American workforce (as of 2009), but they accounted for just over 14% of MOREMar 11, 2011 10:54 AM ET
As discussions between fund manager Bruce Berkowitz and St. Joe progress, shareholders will need to take a close look at any board election slate to ensure that sustainable, positive change takes place at the beleaguered company.
By Eleanor Bloxham, contributor
Boards often move at a glacial pace. The pace, that is, at which glaciers moved before global warming. And sometimes that slow pace can get them in trouble. But is six weeks MOREFeb 23, 2011 11:50 AM ET
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